NMS publishers

The NMS is also sold by private organizations on behalf of the NRC. Please contact one of the publishers below to place an order or to inquire about pricing.


The NMS is available at no additional cost through Chalkline's VisiSpecs, which is a cloud based visual specification system. Chalkline's desktop and mobile applications store the building model and NMS specification data on its cloud servers to provide users with direct access and collaboration among distributed team members.

Construction Specifications Canada (CSC)

A provider of NMS for over 40 years, Construction Specifications Canada (CSC) has formed an alliance with RIB North America to publish the NMS at SpecMarket. The CSC and RIB North America alliance provides specification content, software and advanced specification and interoperability solutions.

Digicon Information Inc.

Digicon has published the NMS for over 15 years as a provider of construction information in Canada through software tools, specification, BIM and related services.

Innovative Technology Inc. (ITI)

For more than 35 years, Innovative Technology Inc. has provided software for specification writing to the Canadian architectural, engineering, and construction industries. Their software, including the NMS , is available through the  ITI and the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC).